The popular Saltmarsh Series returns

Many think of the Saltmarsh Coast of North Norfolk as a place apart. But why is this coastline so special and so unique? And what are the challenges and opportunities faced by those who live, work and visit? Following the success of the pilot series of lectures in 2017, we are delighted to launch a.. read more →

Sheringham Shantymen come to the new Maltings

The pride of Sheringham flex their vocal chords and prepare to delight audiences as part of our preview season on Saturday 30th June. The history of the Sheringham Shantymen goes back to 1988, when a group of local lifeboat men and friends formed a shanty singing group to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the lifeboat.. read more →


27th June to 30th September CONNECTION: OPEN 2018 is the inaugural exhibition in the Handa Gallery at Wells Maltings celebrating the best in current East Anglian art from an open submission. Following a Private View on Tuesday 26th June, the exhibition will run from Wednesday 27th June to Sunday 30th September 2018; open from 10am.. read more →


The first-ever outdoor art trail in Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, will take place this summer, with a series of fascinating sculptures celebrating the town’s rich and varied history. All the work in the Wells Heritage Art Trail has been created by Norfolk artists specifically for the event which will open to the public on Saturday 23rd.. read more →

GET CRAFTY with Wells Maltings and The Fairyland Trust

Fab, fun morning sessions for children aged 4 to 9 to get together, get inspired and get making! Following the success of our pilot season, we’re back with more creative workshops with The Fairyland Trust. Thanks to Heritage Lottery funding, places are still just £2.50 per child, including refreshments and all materials. All children to.. read more →

More talented people needed for the new Maltings

Join our new team and make the Maltings fly! We are now recruiting for new staff  to be on the frontline of our new operation: BAR AND CATERING STAFF To work on a shift basis to offer excellent customer service and delight visitors and audiences with our new bar and cafe facility, opening mid July… read more →

Your New Maltings Needs You!

Your community arts and heritage centre needs you! Wells Maltings is for everyone, and to make it fly as a community hub that brings everyone together to enjoy great arts and heritage activities and programmes, we need volunteers to work with us. As the building work completes and we move towards our planned opening in.. read more →

Restoration work reveals amazing heritage

Restoration work under the Maltings is now underway, the initial strip out work has revealed the stunning heritage roof structure and beams on the first floor of the building. Exciting times! read more →

A Wonderful Archive of Early Photos from the Wells Maltings

The Granary theatre in the Wells Maltings is on course so we are continuing to catalogue and care for the building. These photographs, kindly taken by Chris Beale will be added to the archive of pre development material being gathered by The Maltings Trust. Quite wonderfully a lot of the original interior fittings in the.. read more →

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